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IMPROVING LIVES

Read our latest patient story, from Aidan.

Welcome to IamGSD!

   

Our information is prepared in English, with a German option.

  

On the “Languages” button you can learn about using the Google Chrome browser to enable you to read our automatically translated site in your choice of 100 languages.

  

Many of our printed publications are available in several languages in addition to English.

MUSCLE GLYCOGEN STORAGE DISEASE

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September 2021

TWO NEW PAPERS ON MCARDLE’S

Details will shortly appear on our “Research papers” page.

• International patient group harnesses social media to help inform rare disease research: use of a low carbohydrate ketogenic diet.
• Phenotype and genotype of 197 British patients with McArdle disease.

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September 2021

AGSD US CONFERENCE

Held online due to Covid, the dates were from September 10, registrations closed September 15. For those who registered all presentations remain available until October 31. For everyone else our five presentations remain available on our YouTube channel.

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September 2021

DR. SALMAN BHAI JOINS S.A.B.

Following the recent retirement of Dr. Ronald Haller from our Scientific Advisory Board, we are very pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Salman Bhai to the board. You can read more about Dr. Bhai on our S.A.B. page. Our sincere thanks go to Dr. Haller for his service on the board since our inception.

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May 2020

COVID-19 VACCINATION

Please refer to the vaccine distribution plan for your country/local region. To the best of our knowledge, there is no reason why COVID-19 vaccines should cause any particular issue to someone with a muscle GSD. Please consult your primary physician for individual guidance.

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September 2021

GSD3 INFOGRAPHIC LAUNCHED

Recently IamGSD shared an online global survey for GSD3 on our website. The survey has been finalized and much of the results are captured in an infographic, publicly available now. Go to our GSD3a page for more details and a link to download a PDF of the survey report.

November 2020

JOIN THE CORDS REGISTRY

IamGSD would like everyone with a muscle GSD to join the CoRDS Registry which has a special section for us (those in Europe can use the Euromac Registry). Please read about CoRDS, listen to the podcast and then join the registry on-line.

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PUBLICATIONS

 

IAMGSD has publications in English (a few other languages) to support people with McArdle disease, their families, schools, employers and doctors. 

COURSES

 

Learning management techniques on a walking course.

IAMGSD promotes walking courses to help people improve their condition. These have so far been held in the USA, UK and Germany, with more countries to be included in future. 

CAMPAIGNS
Our campaigns of activity and awareness raising.

IAMGSD campaigns for early diagnosis of McArdle’s and other mGSDs, the adoption of international standards of care and the provision of centres of expertise.

 

RESEARCH
Our research agenda for muscle GSD.

IAMGSD works to identify the needs of people affected by McArdle disease and other muscle GSDs, and to stimulate, encourage and support research efforts to meet these needs.